Ku'uipo's (Sweethearts) to Paradise

Trips & Tours // Western Adventures // 10 Days

Adventure, Culinary, Military History/Reunion


Visit the Islands of Oahu & Maui

Experience the best of Oahu and Maui on this spectacular 10 day tour, including visits to Pearl Harbor, meals, the Ialani Palace, and even a snorkel cruise!

TAP Rating: TAP Exceptional


Day 1 – February 9, 2018 - Aloha & e Komo Mai (Welcome with the Breath of Life)

Transfer from Tri-State Travels guaranteed departure points to Chicago O’Hare Airport. Your first experience of “Aloha” begins with your arrival, where you will be met at your arriving gate with Traditional Flower Lei. You will then be escorted to baggage claim, where porters will take care of getting your luggage from the carousel and your host will escort you to your waiting vehicle for transfer to your Hotel. You will be greeted with a welcome gift of Aloha at your hotel by your Local Escort. Bellmen will deliver your luggage and you will be escorted to your hospitality desk for check-in. The island of Oahu is called the Gathering Place – this evening is on your own to relax. Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, HI

 

Day 2 – February 10, 2018  - Pride of the USA

Today you’ll learn one of the Worlds’ most valuable history lessons: how men and women gave their lives on December 7, 1941 – “The Day of Infamy”. Today’s experience will make you thankful for the freedoms we enjoy today as you visit the USS Arizona Memorial and the USS Battleship Missouri. Now that you have seen the reason for the United States’ entry into World War II, let’s go see where it ended. You’ll enjoy a Deli Style Lunch with a WWII Historian and then a docent guided walking highlights tour of this enormous battleship ending on the surrender deck where General MacArthur signed the treaty to end WWII in Tokyo Bay, with Lunch Included. Seeing as Hawaii is a cultural melting pot tonight you’re going to learn how to dine Japanese style. You will sit in tables of 10 as your Teppanyaki Chef prepares Japanese Steakhouse beef, shrimp and chicken right before your very eyes and can cheer him on as flames fly to the ceiling. Hilton Hawaii Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, HI (L, D)

 

Day 3 – February 11, 2018 - Hawaii's Monarchy and Panoramic Views

The day starts with Honolulu’s City Highlights tour. This narrated tour of the city winds its way through The National Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl), Washington Place which is the Governor’s Mansion, The State Capitol Building, Chinatown, and the King Kamehameha Statue. Tour Iolani Palace, the only Royal Palace on American soil was the official residence of Hawaii’s Monarchy and has been restored to its original opulence. Here you will enjoy a docent guided tour gaining knowledge of the kings and queens of Paradise. Continuing your tour to the Eastern Shores reveals pristine sites that make people fall in love with Hawaii. Lush tropical rain forests, rocky cliffs and incredible views of the blue Pacific Ocean surround you as you travel through Oahu’s eastern shoreline. Duke Kahanamoku was known as Hawaii’s Ambassador of Aloha and the legend lives on at Dukes Waikiki. This evening, you will dine on Polynesian Fare in an open air beachfront setting as the sun drops off into the blue Pacific. Hilton Hawaii Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, HI (L)

 

Day 4 – February 12, 2018 - Hanging Loose, Hawaiian Style!

Seeing as you have been in Hawaii for a few days now, here’s your opportunity to Hang Loose Hawaiian Style. Optional Activities like a Fly Away Tour to Kauai or a visit to the Polynesian Cultural Center will be available for purchase or you can sit back, relax and enjoy your day in Paradise. Optional Tour Prices and Descriptions Available Upon Request. Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, HI

 

Day 5 – February 13, 2018 - Magnificent Maui

This morning you will meet your escort who will have arranged for hotel bellmen to pick up your luggage for transfer to the airport. At the airport, porters will assist you with your luggage to check in for a short flight to Maui. Arriving on Maui, you will be escorted to baggage claim where porters will take care of getting your luggage from the carousel and your escort will direct you to your waiting vehicle. From the airport, descend into Iao Valley where the bright green Iao Needle shoots up from the ground and tropical plants, waterfalls, and swimming holes accentuate this tropical rain forest. The final stop of the tour is Lahaina Town, an old whaling seaport lined with restaurants, shops and over 40 art galleries. Tonight you will enjoy a three course dinner of Hawaii’s Regional Cuisine as the sun drops off into the blue pacific. Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, Lahaina, HI (D)

 

Day 6 – February 14, 2018 - Valentine's Day in Paradise!

The goal on the West Maui Barefoot Snorkel Cruise is to find the optimum conditions for an underwater adventure. While motoring to the snorkel site you will encounter an abundance of marine life: Green Sea Turtles, Spinner Dolphins, Pilot Whales and possibly during the season a Pacific Humpback Whale. Upon arriving at the snorkel destination, guests may enter the water at their own pace, or stay on board for a lesson in snorkeling. All equipment and flotation devices are provided. After snorkeling the bar is opened and lunch is served. This is a “don’t miss” excursion for beginners or seasoned snorkelers. Maui is known for its delectably fresh farm to table cuisine and with all the great restaurants, it’s hard to choose just one but this one has its own sustainable farm which is where the freshness comes from. You will enjoy a three course dinner prepared by Pacifico’s chef Anton Haines as the sun sets into the blue Pacific at this oceanfront restaurant. Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, Lahaina, HI (D)

 

Day 7 – February 15, 2018 - The House of the Sun

Up you go from the sugar caned plain, through Paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) country, up beyond the protea farms of Kula, up country Maui, then above the tree line to where cacti and rare Hawaiian silver swords grow to the very crest of Haleakala 10,000 feet above sea level. This volcano is Maui’s House of the Sun, her moonlike crater the size of Manhattan and her outlooks of the islands are a spectacular view like no other on earth. Lunch Included. Are you ready to do the Hula? Let’s all join in and say “ALOHA” with a traditional Hawaiian party where you’ll be doing the hula, enjoying traditional Hawaiian foods, music, entertainment and gracious island hospitality. Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, Lahaina, HI (L,D)

 

Day 8 – February 16, 2018 - Hanging Loose Hawaiian Style part 2

Seeing as you have been in Hawaii for a few days now, here’s your opportunity to Hang Loose Hawaiian Style. Optional Activities like a Heavenly Hana Tour or Whale Watching will be available for purchase or you can sit back, relax and enjoy your last full day in Paradise. Optional Tour Prices and Descriptions Available Upon Request. Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, Lahaina, HI

 

Day 9 – February 17, 2018 - Aloha & E Malama Pono (Take care until we meet again!)

Today is departure day. We bid you Aloha and a Big Mahalo for visiting the islands, hope you have a safe journey home and take some of the Mana (Hawaiian Spirit) with you. We depart late afternoon on our overnight flight to Chicago. In flight

 

Day 10 – February 18, 2018

Upon our early morning arrival at Chicago O’Hare Airport a Tri-State Travel Motorcoach awaits to return us to our departure location.

Departure Date: Tour Status: Price Per Person (U.S. Dollars):
D
S
T
February 9, 2018 Available Scheduled$5,259$7,399$4,789

Arrival Instructions

Arrive to Honolulu, HI by 3:00 PM via HNL


Departure Instructions

Depart from Kahului, HI after 3:00 PM via OGG


Payment Policy

Deposit: $ 750.00 per person due at time of booking - final payment due 85 days prior to departure


Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received on or before November 15, 2017 will receive a full refund. Cancellations received after November 15, 2017 and prior to December 1, 2017 will be assessed 25% of the per person tour price. Cancellations received after December 1, 2017 and prior to December 15, 2017 will be assessed 50% of the per person tour price. Cancellations received after December 15, 2017 will forfeit the entire tour price.

Your Tour Includes:
Transfers to/from Chicago O’Hare Airport
Round Trip Coach Class Airfare (Chicago-Honolulu  Kahului – Chicago)
Traditional Flower Lei Greeting
Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation for Hawaii Touring
Four Nights Hotel Accommodation in Waikiki
Four Nights Hotel Accommodation in Maui
Hotel Porterage Fees
Arrival Transfer including Airport Baggage Handling
Airport Transfer including Airport Baggage Handling – Oahu, One (1) Inter Island Air Segment Oahu to Maui
Airport Transfer including Airport Baggage Handling – Maui, Departure Day Changing Rooms
Departure Transfer to Maui Airport including Airport Baggage Handling
Attractions and Meals as noted in the Itinerary
Tri-State Travel Tour Director
All Taxes and Gratuities on Included Accommodations, Attractions and Meals

Itinerary

Day 1 – February 9, 2018 - Aloha & e Komo Mai (Welcome with the Breath of Life)

Transfer from Tri-State Travels guaranteed departure points to Chicago O’Hare Airport. Your first experience of “Aloha” begins with your arrival, where you will be met at your arriving gate with Traditional Flower Lei. You will then be escorted to baggage claim, where porters will take care of getting your luggage from the carousel and your host will escort you to your waiting vehicle for transfer to your Hotel. You will be greeted with a welcome gift of Aloha at your hotel by your Local Escort. Bellmen will deliver your luggage and you will be escorted to your hospitality desk for check-in. The island of Oahu is called the Gathering Place – this evening is on your own to relax. Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, HI

 

Day 2 – February 10, 2018  - Pride of the USA

Today you’ll learn one of the Worlds’ most valuable history lessons: how men and women gave their lives on December 7, 1941 – “The Day of Infamy”. Today’s experience will make you thankful for the freedoms we enjoy today as you visit the USS Arizona Memorial and the USS Battleship Missouri. Now that you have seen the reason for the United States’ entry into World War II, let’s go see where it ended. You’ll enjoy a Deli Style Lunch with a WWII Historian and then a docent guided walking highlights tour of this enormous battleship ending on the surrender deck where General MacArthur signed the treaty to end WWII in Tokyo Bay, with Lunch Included. Seeing as Hawaii is a cultural melting pot tonight you’re going to learn how to dine Japanese style. You will sit in tables of 10 as your Teppanyaki Chef prepares Japanese Steakhouse beef, shrimp and chicken right before your very eyes and can cheer him on as flames fly to the ceiling. Hilton Hawaii Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, HI (L, D)

 

Day 3 – February 11, 2018 - Hawaii's Monarchy and Panoramic Views

The day starts with Honolulu’s City Highlights tour. This narrated tour of the city winds its way through The National Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl), Washington Place which is the Governor’s Mansion, The State Capitol Building, Chinatown, and the King Kamehameha Statue. Tour Iolani Palace, the only Royal Palace on American soil was the official residence of Hawaii’s Monarchy and has been restored to its original opulence. Here you will enjoy a docent guided tour gaining knowledge of the kings and queens of Paradise. Continuing your tour to the Eastern Shores reveals pristine sites that make people fall in love with Hawaii. Lush tropical rain forests, rocky cliffs and incredible views of the blue Pacific Ocean surround you as you travel through Oahu’s eastern shoreline. Duke Kahanamoku was known as Hawaii’s Ambassador of Aloha and the legend lives on at Dukes Waikiki. This evening, you will dine on Polynesian Fare in an open air beachfront setting as the sun drops off into the blue Pacific. Hilton Hawaii Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, HI (L)

 

Day 4 – February 12, 2018 - Hanging Loose, Hawaiian Style!

Seeing as you have been in Hawaii for a few days now, here’s your opportunity to Hang Loose Hawaiian Style. Optional Activities like a Fly Away Tour to Kauai or a visit to the Polynesian Cultural Center will be available for purchase or you can sit back, relax and enjoy your day in Paradise. Optional Tour Prices and Descriptions Available Upon Request. Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, HI

 

Day 5 – February 13, 2018 - Magnificent Maui

This morning you will meet your escort who will have arranged for hotel bellmen to pick up your luggage for transfer to the airport. At the airport, porters will assist you with your luggage to check in for a short flight to Maui. Arriving on Maui, you will be escorted to baggage claim where porters will take care of getting your luggage from the carousel and your escort will direct you to your waiting vehicle. From the airport, descend into Iao Valley where the bright green Iao Needle shoots up from the ground and tropical plants, waterfalls, and swimming holes accentuate this tropical rain forest. The final stop of the tour is Lahaina Town, an old whaling seaport lined with restaurants, shops and over 40 art galleries. Tonight you will enjoy a three course dinner of Hawaii’s Regional Cuisine as the sun drops off into the blue pacific. Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, Lahaina, HI (D)

 

Day 6 – February 14, 2018 - Valentine's Day in Paradise!

The goal on the West Maui Barefoot Snorkel Cruise is to find the optimum conditions for an underwater adventure. While motoring to the snorkel site you will encounter an abundance of marine life: Green Sea Turtles, Spinner Dolphins, Pilot Whales and possibly during the season a Pacific Humpback Whale. Upon arriving at the snorkel destination, guests may enter the water at their own pace, or stay on board for a lesson in snorkeling. All equipment and flotation devices are provided. After snorkeling the bar is opened and lunch is served. This is a “don’t miss” excursion for beginners or seasoned snorkelers. Maui is known for its delectably fresh farm to table cuisine and with all the great restaurants, it’s hard to choose just one but this one has its own sustainable farm which is where the freshness comes from. You will enjoy a three course dinner prepared by Pacifico’s chef Anton Haines as the sun sets into the blue Pacific at this oceanfront restaurant. Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, Lahaina, HI (D)

 

Day 7 – February 15, 2018 - The House of the Sun

Up you go from the sugar caned plain, through Paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) country, up beyond the protea farms of Kula, up country Maui, then above the tree line to where cacti and rare Hawaiian silver swords grow to the very crest of Haleakala 10,000 feet above sea level. This volcano is Maui’s House of the Sun, her moonlike crater the size of Manhattan and her outlooks of the islands are a spectacular view like no other on earth. Lunch Included. Are you ready to do the Hula? Let’s all join in and say “ALOHA” with a traditional Hawaiian party where you’ll be doing the hula, enjoying traditional Hawaiian foods, music, entertainment and gracious island hospitality. Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, Lahaina, HI (L,D)

 

Day 8 – February 16, 2018 - Hanging Loose Hawaiian Style part 2

Seeing as you have been in Hawaii for a few days now, here’s your opportunity to Hang Loose Hawaiian Style. Optional Activities like a Heavenly Hana Tour or Whale Watching will be available for purchase or you can sit back, relax and enjoy your last full day in Paradise. Optional Tour Prices and Descriptions Available Upon Request. Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, Lahaina, HI

 

Day 9 – February 17, 2018 - Aloha & E Malama Pono (Take care until we meet again!)

Today is departure day. We bid you Aloha and a Big Mahalo for visiting the islands, hope you have a safe journey home and take some of the Mana (Hawaiian Spirit) with you. We depart late afternoon on our overnight flight to Chicago. In flight

 

Day 10 – February 18, 2018

Upon our early morning arrival at Chicago O’Hare Airport a Tri-State Travel Motorcoach awaits to return us to our departure location.

Pricing & Availability

Inclusions

Your Tour Includes:
Transfers to/from Chicago O’Hare Airport
Round Trip Coach Class Airfare (Chicago-Honolulu  Kahului – Chicago)
Traditional Flower Lei Greeting
Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation for Hawaii Touring
Four Nights Hotel Accommodation in Waikiki
Four Nights Hotel Accommodation in Maui
Hotel Porterage Fees
Arrival Transfer including Airport Baggage Handling
Airport Transfer including Airport Baggage Handling – Oahu, One (1) Inter Island Air Segment Oahu to Maui
Airport Transfer including Airport Baggage Handling – Maui, Departure Day Changing Rooms
Departure Transfer to Maui Airport including Airport Baggage Handling
Attractions and Meals as noted in the Itinerary
Tri-State Travel Tour Director
All Taxes and Gratuities on Included Accommodations, Attractions and Meals



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